It was Feb. 16th when Foster Hewitt broadcast his very first hockey play-by-play, Toronto Argonauts vs. the Kitchener Greenshirts, over the Toronto Star’s pioneer radio station CFCA.
When Vancouver’s (predecessor to CBU Radio) CRCV increased power from 500 to 5,000 watts, and moved into new studios in the new Hotel Vancouver,
When for the first time host John Daly presided over an early TV Sunday night institution, ‘What’s My Line?’ It lasted 17 years!
And when during a week co-hosting the syndicated ‘Mike Douglas Show,’ John Lennon sang two duets with his hero, Chuck Berry.
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Private equity giant Apollo Global Management has cut a deal with Atlanta-based CoxEnterprises to buy a majority stake in Cox’s 13 TV stations as well as three newspapers and a handful of radio stations in Ohio.
Two women, Dr. Katelyn Allers and Ashley Watson, have accused Tyson of inappropriate sexual advances.
CHEK is donating the airtime and studio time and using sponsorship from the Victoria Foundation and Island Health to cover the license fee and to advertise widely the showing of the film.
Victoria is dealing with a housing crisis and an opioid epidemic. This film and the panel discussion aim to help the community understand those problems better and to aid in the search for solutions.
On this date ‘My True Story’ began its daily, almost 19-year run on ABC Radio.
“The Dick Clark Saturday Night Beechnut Show,” a musical variety half-hour, debuted on ABC-TV.
Vancouver’s CFBT-FM (The Beat, now Virgin Radio)) first began testing its transmitter on 94.5 KHz.
The ‘Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special’ aired on NBC-TV.
And one of the stars of the CBS- TV sitcom M*A*S*H, McLean Stevenson (pictured), suffered a fatal heart attack at age 68.
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North Vancouver Green Party members have picked veteran broadcast journalist George Orr to lead them into the federal election.
Local party members voted 57 per cent for Orr on Saturday.
Television viewers are inundated with drug ads from Big Pharma. It’s a flood
Kent Schumaker takes over as of March 4th.
Originally known as the Four Kings of Harmony. They were active from 1928 to 1982. They made more than 2,000 recordings, sold about 50 million copies and achieved at least a dozen gold records. Get A Job is one of them from 1958
It’s the date that Vancouver’s CKMO AM 1410 became C-FUN, under new ownership.
The first lady, Jacqueliine Kennedy gave a televised tour of the White House to both CBS and NBC.
CBS news anchor Walter Cronkite, the ‘most trusted man in America,’ announced his retirement.
The musical special, ‘Barbra Streisalnd: Timeless’ aired in prime time on FOX.
John and Yoko were in Philadelphia to begin a week co-hosting “The Mike Douglas Show.”
And music legend Frank Zappa appeared on NBC-TV’s “Miami Vice” playing the head of a drug ring.
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